St Ives Purifying Sea Salt Exfoliating Body Wash Review

St Ives Purifying Sea Salt Exfoliating Body Wash Review

I absolutely love using body washes in shower; the loofah and the fragrance of the body wash make the shower experience a bit luxurious.  This time, I decided to try an exfoliating body wash from St. Ives, so here’s the review. Let’s evaluate St Ives Purifying Sea Salt Exfoliating Body Wash’s performance.


Product Description:

Smooth and renew your skin’s surface to reveal healthier looking skin with the 100% natural – exfoliants in Purifying Sea Salt Body Wash. This refreshing body wash works to brighten dull skin while also hydrating. Containing mineral salt and Pacific sea kelp, which are known to supply skin with vitamins and anti-oxidants, the Purify formula invigorates tired, sluggish skin. Complete your exfoliating routine after you shower with one of our perfectly formulated St. Ives Lotions.

Product Benefits:

  • 100% natural exfoliant.
  • Paraben free.
  • Dermatologist tested.
  • Hypoallergenic.

Key Ingredients:

Sea Kelp, Mineral Salt.



The price varies between $3-$4. I got this 400 ml bottle for $3.8


Water (Aqua), Sodium Laureth Sulfate, Pumice, Acrylates Copolymer, Sodium Chloride, Cocamide MEA, Sea Salt, Macrocystis Pyrifera (Kelp) Extract, Fragrance (Parfum), Glycerin, Citric Acid, Tetrasodium EDTA, PPG-9, DMDM Hydantoin, Propylene Glycol, Methylchloroisothiazolinone, Methylisothiazolinone, Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Yellow 5 (CI 19140).

Directions For Use:

Pour into moistened poof, sponge, washcloth or hands. Work into a rich, creamy lather and rinse. Avoid contact with eyes.



The body wash comes in a big, white and flip open bottle. This is the only available size with St Ives body washes. Since the bottle is sturdy, you can carry it while travelling, but the size might make it inconvenient. The packaging doesn’t looks cheap. The flip open cap makes it easy to use in shower.


My Experience with St Ives Purifying Sea Salt Exfoliating Body Wash:

The color of the body wash is creamy white with very gentle and tiny exfoliants. The consistency is thick and a little goes a long way with a pouf/loofah because the product lathers very richly.  However, slightly more quantity is required if you skip loofah and use hands for lathering the body wash. It rinses off easily and leaves a subtle pleasant fragrance behind, which does not last for long.


I am overall very happy with the quality and quantity of the body wash. It has tiny gentle granules in it, which are extracted from natural ingredients. The exfoliating granules are not at all harsh; they scrub the skin gently and make their presence felt without being harsh on skin. The final result after using this body wash is clean, supple and refreshed skin.  This body wash is free of parabens and manufactured with natural ingredients, it gives the consumer the satisfaction that the product doesn’t contain any avoidable chemicals.


Pros of St Ives Purifying Sea Salt Exfoliating Body Wash:

  • Excellent quality product.
  • With 100% pure natural exfoliants.
  • Gentle exfoliants, not harsh on the skin.
  • Claims to remove dead skin and invigorate sluggish skin.
  • Contains mineral salt and sea kelp, loaded with vitamins and anti-oxidants.
  • Ideal consistency and lathers richly with a tiny amount of body wash.
  • The exfoliants give a very nice feel to the skin.
  • 400 ml quantity at an affordable price.
  • Leaves the skin smooth and supple after bath.
  • Rinses without leaving any residue.
  • Pleasant and subtle fragrance.
  • Free of parabens and made with natural ingredients.
  • Available in all major departmental and cosmetic stores.

Cons of St Ives Purifying Sea Salt Exfoliating Body Wash:

  • This body wash does not have abrasive exfoliants; so some of you may find the gentleness a con.

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Would I Recommend/Repurchase St Ives Purifying Sea Salt Exfoliating Body Wash?

This is such a nice product that I think one should at least give it a try in summers. I love it and I will surely repurchase this again in summers and try out other variants from the range.

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20 thoughts on “St Ives Purifying Sea Salt Exfoliating Body Wash Review

  1. Nice review Sumera 🙂 .. sea salt is amazing for the skin… and St Ives is more towards the natural side.. would love to try this out.

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